Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 242
3 weeks today in bed, getting as far as a pig –
Hear our Brigade is to come back to be reorganised – as so many casualties, this may mean I get my Captaincy & will not go back to Gallipoli for some time – or 90 Spencer Browne. Warm countries agree with me & Egyptian summers have no terrors like a Peninsular Winter.
Tell Joe a Periscope would be a good thing for duck shooting our men use them to watch fights among themselves – I was amused at Anzac to see one chap on the outside of ring run away & come back with a Periscope so he could see the fight better – I mean fists